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Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member specializing in pre-cancerous and cancerous conditions of the esophagus.

Bozymski-Heizer Distinguished Professor
Chief, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research, UNC School of Medicine Office of Research
Co-director, NC TraCS
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Epidemiology

Area of Interest

Pre-cancerous and cancerous conditions of the esophagus

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Awards and Honors

  • Master Endoscopist Award, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2023
  • Ray Hayworth 62 Medical Alumni Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, UNC SOM & SPH, 2009-present
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2009-present
  • Chair, Clinical Practice Section, American Gastroenterological Association, 2008-present
  • Editorial Board, Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2007-present
  • President, North Carolina Society for Gastroenterology, 2006-08
  • AGA Young Investigator Clinical Science Award, 2005
  • Assoc. Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology (Tenured), UNC School of Medicine and SPH, 2004-2009
  • Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors in America, 2003-present
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